|Date of birth||7 June 1980|
|Place of birth||Frankfurt, West Germany|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|1996–1997||SpVgg Bad Homburg|
|1997–1998||SG 01 Hoechst|
|1998–2001||Eintracht Frankfurt II|
|2002–2003||SC Preußen Münster||16||(2)|
|2003–2004||SV Wehen Wiesbaden||32||(6)|
|2004–2007||FC Energie Cottbus||80||(7)|
|2007–2009||1. FSV Mainz 05||35||(10)|
|2013–2014||BSV Schwarz-Weiß Rehden||17||(1)|
|2014–2015||BSV Schwarz-Weiß Rehden II||0||(0)|
|2014||BSV Schwarz-Weiß Rehden (interim)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Gunkel made his debut on the professional league level in the 2. Bundesliga for FC Energie Cottbus on 8 August 2004, when he started the game against 1. FC Köln. After playing for 1. FSV Mainz 05 and then TuS Koblenz in the German Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga, he played for Greek club Panetolikos F.C. for half of the 2010–11 season. He returned to Germany in February 2011, signing with Kickers Offenbach.
- "Die beiden Interimstrainer betreuen den BSV voraussichtlich bis zur Winterpause" (in German). 4-liga.com. 14 November 2014.
- "Gunkel, Daniel" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 22 October 2011.
- "Daniel Gunkel wechselt zur Panaitolikos" (in German). 1. FSV Mainz 05.
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